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, yes, deficits and taxes and sequesters and potential government shutdowns and debt ceilings. we'll talk about that stuff. all from the perspective of how are we making sure that somebody who works hard in this country, a cop or a teacher, or a construction worker or a receptionist, that they can make it if they work hard. and that their kids can make it. and dream even bigger dreams than they have achieved. and obviously, a lot of what we'll be working on michellely over the next few weeks is going to be on how do we deal with the sequester issue, and i just want to make this quick point. i had a press conference this week in which i reiterated i am prepared, eager, and anxious to do a big deal, a big package that ends this governance by crisis for every two weeks or every two months or every six months. we are threatening this hard won recovery where finally housing is starting to pick up and commercial real estate is starting to do better and the unemployment numbers are still too high, but we're seeing some job growth and businesses are investing and manufacturing is doing we
primarily on the need to reduce federal spend and tackle budget deficits." that seems to be a wholesale reversal of where they've been. >> absolutely. i mean, if you go back to the clinton example, which is i think instructive, clinton had to figure out how to run the state. that was not naturally a liberal state. you know? and there was a kind of set of policy innovations that developed during the early 1980s that democratic governors of less liberal states had to sort of figure out how to be more pragmatic to make things work. one of the problems we have now with general polarization is that you have a lot of republican congressional candidates, even governors, coming up in states where they're not responsive to a moderate jurisdiction. you know, it's true that there are figures like -- i think rubio is actually not -- is actually a really interesting figure, but there's also figures like chris christie. you have some republicans that are in states that -- >> jeb bush. >> right. on the whole the party is being pushed by pure demographics and pure districting into a particular corner t
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